The Syrian Democratic Council

Aleppo women celebrate International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Women’s Protection Units ( YPJ ) in Aleppo organized a celebration in which women from Sheikh Maksoud and Ashrafieh neighborhoods participated with their various components, in addition to participation of women’s offices in political parties, councils, and women’s activities, as well as participation of women from offices of the Syrian Democratic Council.

During the celebration, several speeches were made, including the speech of the administrator at Star Conference, Siham Bilal who pointed to the role of women in society and institutions, and how to build a society that relies on equality between men and women in various areas of life and getting rid of the male mentality that was restricting women’s freedom .

She also praised the success of women in their leadership role in regions of North and East Syria and how women were able to achieve their free will by working on their own and building their independent personality in institutions and centers where they work.

The ceremony included artistic performances, folk songs, poems and military shows presented by YPJ that were and are still providing the most precious sacrifices for the sake of women’s freedom.